Latest Rail News
Savage Companies and Kansas City Southern have entered into a joint development agreement where Savage intends to construct, own and operate a large multi-user rail terminal in Port Arthur, Texas, on property owned by Kansas City Southern. The Terminal, to be known as the Port Arthur Crude Termi ...
The Association of American Railroads is urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to modify six regulations that cost the industry hundreds of millions of dollars each year. AAR submitted the list in response to DOT's request for comments regarding regulations issued by the Federal Railroad ...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has awarded Skanska, an international development and construction company based in Sweden, a contract to extend the light rail in Los Angeles County, Calif. Skanska's share of the contract is worth $382.9 million. "Skan ...
Axion International, producer of recycled composite industrial building products and railroad ties, has hired Marc Solda as its new executive vice president. Solda has been involved in the development, strategy, operations and marketing of plastic products for numerous global Fortune 5 ...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has allocated $1 million for the State of West Virginia to develop a state rail plan that will serve as a blueprint for guiding the state's rail investment strategies. "This plan will help West Virginia identify rail lines that will best se ...
Ninety six miles of tracks and a quarter-million railroad ties for future high(er)-speed Amtrak trains will be installed in Central Illinois starting the weekend of April 2-3, leading to the substitution of chartered buses for some Lincoln Service trains for several weeks and the detour of the T ...
The California High-Speed Rail Authority voted unanimously to apply for all of the high-speed rail funding recently returned to the federal government by the state of Florida. The Authority Board of Directors approved the staff recommendation that California pursue the $2.43 billion recently made av ...
Metrolinx has purchased a section of Canadian National's Kingston Subdivision rail line, used primarily for commuter and passenger rail operations in eastern Toronto, for C$299 million. The rail line is composed of the two- and three-track rail corridor east of Union Station in downtow ...
The Tennessee Department of Transportation is launching a new safety campaign aimed at eliminating tragic collisions, fatalities and injuries at the state's 2,815 public at-grade railroad crossings. New billboards and posters will be installed near high traffic railroad crossings across the state to ...
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will discontinue Orange Line service between the Minnesota Avenue and New Carrollton Metrorail stations from 8 p.m., Friday, April 15 to closing on Sunday, April 17, as the transit agency continues to make repairs to the aerial structure at the ...
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